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Adobe Productizing Oculus Medium Acquisition As ‘Substance 3D Modeler’

Back in 2019, Adobe acquired the Oculus Medium PC VR sculpting tool and made it free. Adobe just launched a new ‘Substance 3D’ suite of creation tools, and Medium is evolving to become Substance 3D Modeler. Oculus Medium started development in 2014 as an internal showcase of the potential of positionally tracked controllers. Oculus...

Livestream: Pistol Whip Style System And Bullet Hell Preview

We’ll be live with Cloudhead Games this week with an exclusive first look at new modifiers in the upcoming Style System update to Pistol Whip! Cloudhead will be touring us through the new features live on stream with a look at never-before-seen modifiers as well as the previously announced Bullet Hell mode that promises to turn the game into an absolute...

HP Reverb G2 Is $200 Off At Walmart

We don’t know how long it will last but the HP Reverb G2 is $200 off on Walmart.com right now. You can find the discounted headset here with it priced at $399 at the time of this writing. The system typically sells for $599, so that’s a $200 discount for an “incredible display, razor-sharp audio and cozy design” as we wrote in our review late last...

Myst Is Coming To PC VR Later This Year

Cyan Worlds is bringing classic puzzler Myst to PC VR headsets later this year. The rebuilt and upgraded version of one of the most important PC games of all time is listed on Steam as releasing in Q3 this year. The new version first released on Quest in late 2020 and it is a great and faithful port of the classic nearly 30 years after its first release....

Chess Club For Oculus Quest Launches July 1, Pre-Orders Available Now

Chess fans rejoice, because your VR prayers have been answered. Chess Club is bringing the classic game to Oculus Quest next month, with pre-orders available now. Chess Club will launch on July 1 for Quest, but is available to pre-order now and will be available a few days before release in Early Access from June 29. Odders Lab are the developers...

Facebook Removes Livestreaming Feature From Quest In V30 Update

Facebook removed the ability to livestream your Quest directly to your Facebook profile in the v30 update of the Quest system software. Facebook confirmed to UploadVR that the feature is no longer available as of v30. The feature allowed you to stream a video feed of your Quest headset activity directly to your profile on Facebook, which friends and...

Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual Releases July 8

We now have a release date for one of the year’s most anticipated VR games – Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual releases July 8 for Oculus Quest. The game will be available on Oculus Quest next month for $29.99, with a PC VR release on Steam and Viveport to follow at a yet-unannounced date later this year. A PSVR release will follow even later,...

Resolution Games Pulls Blaston Out Of Facebook Ad Test

Resolution Games won’t be moving forward with a Facebook advertising test in its paid VR game Blaston. The studio may still consider testing ads in its free fishing game Bait! Facebook announced the VR advertising test last week with Blaston the only game named as part of the roll-out, though there was mention of “a couple other developers” participating...

Editorial: Next Fest Proves SteamVR Matters, And What’s Wrong With It

SteamVR matters. It sometimes might not feel like that in the long stretches between significant releases in which headset owners are left to separate the wheat from the chaff. But, at a time in which PC VR users have few other outlets to turn to, when Facebook tightly curates who it lets onto its Oculus Store, crushing the hopes of many indie VR developers,...

Hands-On: Sweet Surrender Has The Bones Of An Addictive VR Shooter

Sweet Surrender has the bones of an addictive new VR shooter. Right now, though, it really is just that – bones. The tiny slice of this upcoming roguelite available at Steam Next Fest is a very early look at the game, but it’s just enough to suggest that Salmi Games is on the right path. What’s there right now doesn’t stray too far from what you’re...

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